Star of Hope

Details coming soon… While you wait, take a look at just a few of our past Star of Hope honorees:

Community Stars

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Community Stars! This prestigious award represents strong community leaders who exemplify the mission of the Community Foundation, connecting people who care with causes that matter. Community Stars are extraordinary people, businesses, and organizations who are truly making a difference in their community … Continued


On behalf of the Community Foundation, we would like to invite you and your business to support us and help our community by becoming an Auction Donor. As a 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Community Foundation has granted over $22 million to more than 700 charitable organizations and causes. It is the Community Foundation’s mission to … Continued

2020 Crystal Ball Sponsors

Thank you to all of the sponsors of the 20th annual Crystal Ball! The Crystal Ball is the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi’s primary fundraiser. Your investment in the Community Foundation helps support over 800 charities and enhances the quality of life in Northwest Mississippi.

Nick Linton Memorial Classic

The Nick Linton Memorial Classic began in 2006 a few months after the tragic death of Nick, a 2002 Southaven High graduate, as a way to help his family and friends through the healing process. Since Nick was always ready to help others and enjoyed golf, it was decided that a tournament in his memory … Continued

Shoot for the Heart

In 1999, just one month after the Keith Wilson was transferred to Nashville for work, he became a heart patient at Saint Thomas Hospital and learned that he would need open heart surgery. After a successful surgery and intensive rehabilitation, Keith returned to work and normal daily activities. Having to undergo major cardiac surgery is … Continued

Noah’s Gift

Noah’s Gift is an endowed fund at the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi whose mission is to inspire and reward deserving young people with the gift of an extraordinary experience that was of interest to 16-year-old Noah Costa at the time of his death. His interests were as wide-ranging and fun as his personality: playing … Continued

Delta Conversation

CFNM is proud to host the 2019 Delta Conversation with Archie Manning. Tickets are limited! To purchase, please call the office at 662.449.5002

Crystal Ball Gala

We are quickly approaching a sell out! Please call the office for tickets at (662) 449-5002 and mark your calendar for January 18, 2020! This 20th annual gala will bring together 1,000+ community leaders for a magical evening of fun and friends to benefit more than 700 nonprofits through the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi. … Continued